January 17, 1919 – Calgary, AB
July 27, 2013 – Calgary, AB
George beloved husband of Helen of Calgary, passed away on July 27, 2013 at the age of 94 years.
George was born in Calgary. He attended Western Canada High School and the University of Alberta. He met Helen and they were married on August 16, 1952. George served in WWII with the Canadian Armed Forces and upon his return he worked for the Land Titles office. He was a lover of classical music, was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church, and of the Glencoe Club.
George is survived by his loving wife Helen, his children Jan Peterson, Karen and her husband John Janssen, and his grandchildren Ryan and Nicolas Janssen
George was predeceased by his parents Catherine and Carl Peterson, and his sister Gertrude Taylor.
Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 781-1978, www.heartandstroke.ca.
In living memory of George Peterson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences